FINANCIAL
REPORT
WRITING

A TECHNICAL COMMUNICATION LEARNING PROGRAMME AVAILABLE FACE-TO-FACE, VIRTUALLY OR AS AN E-LEARNING

Available as a consultancy service where we write your financial report for you!

Everything can be understood through numbers.
If you understand the numbers, patterns emerge.

– Darren Aronofsky

 

Why do this?

As a financial professional, you may not realise that most people hated maths lessons at school.

Maths is a unique and challenging language. When its elements go together, they have a tendency to show clear, vivid and striking patterns.

But unlike you, most of your colleagues and stakeholders are blind to these.

Numbers are abstract. Numbers have a tendency to baffle the understanding of intelligent people – making them feel dumb in the process. Numbers scare people.

When they’re confused, people like concrete things which they can grab hold of – so that is what you need to give them if your financial report is going to do them any good. Turn the patterns, possibilities and implications which you see in the numbers into a concrete story that even your most number-phobic reader can easily understand and enjoy playing with too.

WRITE FINANCIAL REPORTS WHICH WEAVE
A CLEAR, COMPELLING AND MEMORABLE STORY ABOUT YOUR ORGANISATION’S FINANCES AND WHAT YOUR STAKEHOLDERS NEED TO DO ABOUT THEM

What are the benefits?

You will start by mastering the most engaging way to structure the detailed content of your report so that it is easy to understand and as persuasive as possible for your stakeholders.

You will learn how to leverage language in a clear, user-friendly and economic manner so that you can make a strong impact on your readers, especially when it comes to your Executive Summary and your financial review and your action recommendations.

Furthermore, you will gain a series of tools which will help you to both cure writer’s block and make the report writing process up to three times quicker.

Call us on +44 (0) 7914 691 549 or email us at hello@elcconsultants.co.uk to talk to
a Learning Advisor about this programme

Key Content

  1. The 6 golden rules of financial reports writing to guarantee that you always write clear, engaging, user-friendly and high-value reports
  2. The 4-Step Past Review Strategy which will enable you to write the clearest, most memorable and most engaging financial reviews to help your stakeholders to completely understand the current financial situation in your organisation and what their best future options are
  3. The 6 economic sentence formulas for report writing which will enable you can say everything which you need to say as clearly and concisely as possible
  4. The most effective way to present numerical data and trends like tables, graphs, and charts to prove your points when writing up your report
  5. Writing up your Executive Summary in a way which engages your senior managers, clarifies the big-picture story and shows the great value of your report to the organisation
  6. Financial report roadmap which are tailored to fit your company’s writing methodology and which will enable you to write up your Executive Summary and Findings Sections twice as fast as it currently takes and with minimum corrections from your Financial Head

This is a practical and engaging workshop backed up by robust theories from psychology and communication theory and with role-play exercises replicating the exact challenges you will face on the job.

ShellSpiral

Enable all of your stakeholders to see the patterns
and meanings behind the numbers so they will know what to do to safeguard your organisation’s future

I expected the Audit Report Writing Workshop to be a very dry and theoretical course with instructions on how we write reports in Vodafone.

But to tell you the truth, I came home and I said to my wife: “Susan, today I’ve had the most amazing training I’ve ever had!” – and I’ve had some great training!

The report writing training was fantastic – the difference being that the trainer really knew how to bring the message across. The training was very interactive. It not only taught me how to write in the most efficient and professional way but also how to make a powerful connection with the reader.

All in all, we not only learnt how to write reports, but we also learnt how to communicate effectively which I think is the key. That was the real added value of this course.

Dominque Pauwels
Senior Internal Auditor
Vodafone

As a training experience, Financial Report Writing Workshop took our attention from the very start – not just me, but the whole group.

People were saying: “Wow! It’s 9 o’clock on the day of the first session and we have already defined exactly what the key problem is with our report writing.”

I would definitely recommend this financial report writing training. It’s not just about the books and the materials, but it’s important to learn things that you will remember at work and know how to use.

I immediately applied what I learnt from the training into my real business life. The expertise of the trainer and how the training was delivered was the key to success here. What is delivered is important, but how it was delivered was what I would also like to recommend. In this sense, it was better than 99% of the training I have had till now.

Emre Tor
Corporate Business Account Manager
HSBC

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How can you join?

GroupProgramme

You can train your people in-house

... in one of our GROUP LEARNING PROGRAMMES

OpenCourse

Or you can take one of our OPEN SESSIONS in London

VirtualCourse

You can even take a VIRTUAL PROGRAMME

... WHENEVER and WHEREVER you want to

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We even coach your TOP DOGS!

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your organisation's

COMMUNICATION

How do we work?

We have a comprehensive catalogue of bespoke learning programmes to help busy professionals master their leadership communication and technical communication. In addition, we offering fast-track options for non-native communication development for global professionals who do not speak English as their mother-tongue.

All of our programmes are supported by the latest insights from adult learner theory and the 70:20:10 model.

What is more, our programmes are delivered by expert consultants who are thought-leaders in their fields and possess a wealth of experience in both the business environment and formal learning settings.

All of which guarantees maximum ROI for your organisation.

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